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Children’s Health Ireland Report on Spinal Surgery for Patients with Spina Bifida at Temple Street
Coleman Legal LLP
September 20, 2023
Children’s Health Ireland released a report on spinal surgeries for Spina Bifida patients at Temple Street Hospital, highlighting serious post-operative incidents and ongoing investigations into surgical outcomes from 2018 to 2022.

Children’s Health Ireland Report on spinal surgeries at Temple Street Hospital

On September 18, 2023, Children’s Health Ireland published its report on spinal surgeries among children with spina bifida carried out at Temple Street Hospital from 2018 to 2022.

This followed an internal review carried out by CHI and an external review carried out by experts from Boston Children’s Hospital.

The report was commissioned due to

  1. In July and September 2022, two serious post-operative surgical incidents were reported at CHI Temple Street. These incidents remain under investigation.
  2. In September 2022, members of the Spina Bifida Multi-Disciplinary Team also raised concerns about spinal surgery outcomes to their Clinical Director and the CHI Chief Medical Officer.

You can read the report here: Children’s Health Ireland Report on Spinal Surgery for Patients with Spina Bifida

The Medical Negligence Team at Coleman Legal LLP are highly experienced and competent in clinical negligence. We will discuss your situation with you in complete confidence.

If you are concerned about the clinical care that your child received while undergoing spinal surgery at Temple Street Children’s Hospital, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.  We will advise you on your legal rights and support you throughout the process. Learn more

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